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Anne Pithan

Anne Pithan

Chair

DEAN OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Lee Medicine & Science Hall 303

Phone: (605) 658-5605

Email: Anne.Pithan@usd.edu

Bio:

Dr. Pithan has been in the nursing profession for over 30 years. She has a strong background in both nursing practice and nursing education. Dr. Pithan is certified as a certified nurse educator and medical-surgical nursing. Dr. Pithan holds a doctorate degree in nursing specializing in organizational leadership, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice. <br><br>


Teaching Interests:

Dr. Pithan has been in the nursing profession for over 30 years. She has a strong background in both nursing practice and nursing education. Dr. Pithan is certified as a certified nurse educator and medical-surgical nursing. Dr. Pithan holds a doctorate degree in nursing specializing in organizational leadership, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice.<br><br><br>


Research Interests:

I am interested in incorporation of caring and compassion in all nursing areas,research to improve student outcomes, and ways to enhance the nursing profession. I am interested in leadership effectiveness and styles to enhance organizations.


Education:

  • Nursing, Allen College, 2017
  • Nursing , Clarkson College, 1997
  • BS, Nursing, Augustana College, 1987

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Adult/Adolescent-SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examinter), International Association of Forensic Nursing
  • Certified Nurse Educator , NLN
  • BLS provider, American Heart Association
  • Certified Medical Surgical Registered Nurse, Medical Surgical Nursing Certification Board
  • Certified Nurse Educator, NLS
  • Iowa RN license, Iowa Board of Nursing
  • SD RN license SD-RNR022603, South Dakota Board of Nursing

Publications:

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  • Chisholm-Burns, Marie, Berg-Poppe, Patti, Spivey, Christina, Karges-Brown, Joy, and Pithan, Anne. Developing a framework of relationships among noncognitive factors in doctor of pharmacy students' academic performance. American Journal of Pharmacy Education, 2021.
  • Chisholm-Burns, Marie, Berg-Poppe, Patti, Spivey, Christina, Karges, Joy, and Pithan, Anne. Resilience and first-year pharmacy students' academic performance in a pharmacy math course. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 2021.
  • Chisholm-Burns, Marie, Berg-Poppe, Patti, Spivey, Christina, Karges, Joy, and Pithan, Anne. Systematic review of noncognitive factors influence on health professions students' academic performance. Advances in Health Science Education, 2021. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10459-021-10042-1)

Awards and Honors:

  • Keynote speaker May 2019 Graduation- Student selected, University of South Dakota, 2019
  • Keynote speaker May 2018 graduation- Student selected, 2018

Presentations:

  • Yockey, Jean, Kleinhesselink, Anne, Pithan, Anne, Varenhorst, Lisa, Smith, Emily, Luken, Regan, Hunsley, Amy. Living Catastrophe Theory Leads to Future Improvements. Presented at the Nuts&Bolts for Nurse Educators Conference, Minineapolis, MN. (August 2020)
  • Pithan, Anne. Pain Management. Presented at the Leadership Symposium, Des Moines Iowa. (May 2017)
  • Pithan, Anne. Rapid Recovery Joint Project. Presented at the Maud Adams Research Day, Sioux City Iowa. (April 2017)
  • Pithan, Anne. Pain Management. Presented at the Nursing Grand Rounds, Sioux City Iowa. (April 2016)
  • Pithan, Anne. Furthering education and the Nursing Profession. Presented at the Magnet Education Celebration, Sioux City Iowa. (October 2014)